Lucy Hattersley

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Lucy is a former Editor of Macworld and an Apple specialist, publishing books on everything from the Mac operating system to the iPad and iPhone.

Articles by Lucy Hattersley

How to jailbreak an Apple TV

How to jailbreak an Apple TV

It’s easy to jailbreak an old Apple TV, and a jailbroken Apple TV can run Kodi, ATV Flash and a stack of neat apps. Here’s how…

It’s easy to jailbreak an old Apple TV, and a jailbroken Apple TV can run Kodi, ATV Flash and a stack of neat apps. Here’s how…

26 Jun 17

How to fix an iPhone charger

How to fix an iPhone charger

Don't throw away that broken Apple iPhone, iPad or iPod adapter - you may be able to rescue it instead of buying a new one.

Don't throw away that broken Apple iPhone, iPad or iPod adapter - you may be able to rescue it instead of buying a new one.

23 Jun 17

How to turn an iPhone into a Wi-Fi hotspot

How to turn an iPhone into a Wi-Fi hotspot

It's easy to share your iPhone's data with a Mac or iPad and browse the internet on the go. Here's how to make a Wi-Fi hotspot

It's easy to share your iPhone's data with a Mac or iPad and browse the internet on the go. Here's how to make a Wi-Fi hotspot

21 Jun 17

How to fix a frozen Mac

How to fix a frozen Mac

Macs are pretty reliable, but occasionally they get stuck, or frozen. Here's what to try if your Mac stops working

Macs are pretty reliable, but occasionally they get stuck, or frozen. Here's what to try if your Mac stops working

21 Jun 17

How to speed up a slow iPad

How to speed up a slow iPad

How to speed up a slow iPad: Boost RAM, clear junk files, optimise settings

How to speed up a slow iPad: Boost RAM, clear junk files, optimise settings

31 May 17

What to do if you've forgotten your Mac password

What to do if you've forgotten your Mac password

Here is what to do if you've forgotten your Mac password and can't log on, can't install apps, or can't make changes in System Preferences

Here is what to do if you've forgotten your Mac password and can't log on, can't install apps, or can't make changes in System Preferences

30 May 17

 
How to bypass a forgotten passcode on iPhone or iPad

How to bypass a forgotten passcode on iPhone or iPad

A useful trick if you've forgotten your iPad or iPhone's passcode: how to bypass the code and 'hack' your way in

A useful trick if you've forgotten your iPad or iPhone's passcode: how to bypass the code and 'hack' your way in

26 May 17

How to fix a Mac that won't turn on

How to fix a Mac that won't turn on

If your Mac won't start up or boot, follow these steps to get it working again

If your Mac won't start up or boot, follow these steps to get it working again

26 May 17

How to manage iCloud Storage & Backup Settings

How to manage iCloud Storage & Backup Settings

iCloud’s 5GB backup limit is causing much consternation. Here’s how to stay in the 5GB backup limit

iCloud’s 5GB backup limit is causing much consternation. Here’s how to stay in the 5GB backup limit

25 May 17

How to unlock an iPhone

How to unlock an iPhone

Check out our guide to unlocking your iPhone so you can use a SIM card from any network or provider

Check out our guide to unlocking your iPhone so you can use a SIM card from any network or provider

25 May 17

 
How to clear the cache on your iPhone or iPad

How to clear the cache on your iPhone or iPad

Deleting junk files, memory hogs and unwanted cache items is a great way to give your iPhone (or iPad) a spring-clean speed boost

Deleting junk files, memory hogs and unwanted cache items is a great way to give your iPhone (or iPad) a spring-clean speed boost

23 May 17

How to reset a Mac to factory settings

How to reset a Mac to factory settings

Discover how to wipe all your information and data from macOS - perfect if you're selling an old Mac

Discover how to wipe all your information and data from macOS - perfect if you're selling an old Mac

22 May 17

Should you buy an old iPhone? How to buy a second-hand iPhone

Should you buy an old iPhone? How to buy a second-hand iPhone

Wondering if you should buy an old or second-hand iPhone at a knock-down price? Pick up a bargain with our complete guide to buying old, second-hand and refurbished iPhones

Wondering if you should buy an old or second-hand iPhone at a knock-down price? Pick up a bargain with our complete guide to buying old, second-hand and refurbished iPhones

19 May 17

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